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California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  159 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

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Grants to California Arts Organizations in San Diego County to Collaborate with an Artist to Create New Work

Deadline: 12/11/17

Grant awards of up to $20,000 to San Diego County, California arts organizations to collaborate with and mentor a local, professional artist. Funding is intended to encourage artists to create work that increases civic engagement, advances their car... GrantWatch ID#: 168694

Matching Grants to San Luis Obispo, California Residents for Projects that Enhance the Neighborhood

Deadline: 02/12/18

Matching grants ranging from $250 to $5,000 to San Luis Obispo, California residents and property owners to support grassroots projects that support neighborhoods. Applicants are required to discuss their project with the funding source before submi... GrantWatch ID#: 164088

Grants to USA Artists, Ensembles, and Nonprofits for Performances at International Cultural Events

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories individual artists, ensembles, and nonprofit arts organizations to support touring performances by US-based artists at performing arts marketplaces and international festivals. Funding is ... GrantWatch ID#: 174881

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Nonprofits for Research and Preservation of Latin Music

Deadline: 11/27/17

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits and individuals for scholarly and historical research and archiving and preservation of information about Latin music genres, as well as historical research, anthropology, and docum... GrantWatch ID#: 153344

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Early-Career Individuals for Exploratory and Broad-Interest Projects

Deadline: 11/29/17

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for exploratory, and broad-interest projects in the fields of conservation, research, storytelling, education, and technology. Support is avaialble for projects that ... GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Grants to USA IHEs to Expand Career Opportunities for Humanities PhDs

Deadline: 11/29/17

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit higher education institutions with humanities PhD programs that are planning to implement changes to doctoral programs. Applicants must verify or create required registrations by November 1 and November 15. T... GrantWatch ID#: 164143

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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Cultural Diversity Education Initiatives

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for programs that further cultural understanding and awareness in the communities in which the funding source does business. Funding is intended to support educational programs that foster greater respect ... GrantWatch ID#: 130575

Grants to USA K-5 Teachers at Low-Income Schools for Educational Arts-Based Projects

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants of up to $450 to USA elementary school teachers that serve disadvantaged students for projects that incorporate an arts and inquiry-based approach to learning. Projects should emphasize a holistic methodology that will address all learners th... GrantWatch ID#: 161847

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Projects that Promote Understanding of Japan

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for a range of projects that foster understanding of Japan throughout the world. Proposal categories include cultural programs, symposia and seminars, research and studies, and program... GrantWatch ID#: 164781

Grants to USA Nonprofits for American Indian Cultural Preservation, Business, and Education

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to support the self-sustainment and preservation of the American Indian culture. Eligible proposals encourage American Indian business, promote education, particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate educat... GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to Monterey, California K-12 Public School Teachers for Classroom Projects to Enhance Education

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants of up to $500 per classroom to Monterey, California public school K-12 teachers for projects that will enhance students' education. Funding may be used to purchase materials, to support specific projects, or for general classroom improvements... GrantWatch ID#: 177051

Grants to Klamath-Trinity Area, California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Youth and Cultural Development

Deadline: 11/30/17

Grants of up to $6,000 to Klamath-Trinity area, California nonprofits, public agencies, schools, and Tribal governments for community benefit projects and programs. Funding is intended for peer counseling and outside of school activities for youth, ... GrantWatch ID#: 182152

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promote Diversity

Deadline: 12/29/17
Conference Date: 11/30/17

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists partnering with fiscal sponsors for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Priority will be giv... GrantWatch ID#: 177939

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Grants to Michigan, Arizona and California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Educational, Environmental, and Saf...

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to Michigan, Arizona and California nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for educational, environmental, and safety-oriented programs that contribute to the diverse local communities. Eligible regions include Gardena, California, Marico... GrantWatch ID#: 129840

Grants to USA Native American Organizations for Organizational Support and Professional Development

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants ranging from $600 to $10,000 to USA Native American-led grassroots organizations for project support and organizational support and assistance. Funding may cover specific projects, general operating costs, and capacity building efforts such a... GrantWatch ID#: 145813

Award to a USA Teacher for Exceptional Contributions to American History Education

Deadline: 12/01/17

Award to a USA precollegiate teacher to recognize outstanding contributions to American history education. Nominees for this award have undertaken activities to promote the intellectual development of other teachers or students. Successful candidate... GrantWatch ID#: 161714

Grants to USA Tribes and Nonprofits Serving Native Hawaiians for Culture and Heritage Preservation

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $75,000 to USA Indian tribes and nonprofit organizations serving Native Hawaiians for projects that sustain culture, knowledge, and heritage. Possible activities include exhibitions, professional development, educationa... GrantWatch ID#: 162643

Award to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Individual for an Exceptional History Project or Exhibit

Deadline: 12/01/17

Award of $1,000 to a USA nonprofit, for-profit, group, or individual to recognize an exceptional project that contributed to the public’s understanding and appreciation of history. Consideration will be given to activities such as media projects, ... GrantWatch ID#: 163017

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Outreach and Networking to Promote Exchange Between the USA and Japan

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants of up to $30,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations for outreach and networking initiatives to promote exchange between the United States and Japan. Proposal categories include the development of national or regional networks, capacity b... GrantWatch ID#: 163372

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Research in Science, Humanities, or Any Other Discipline

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars for research in the sciences, humanities, or any other area of knowledge. The Funding Source is particularly interested in applicants that have recently completed their doctorates. Funding is intended to help c... GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Museums and Art Institutions to Exhibit Japanese Art and Culture

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International museums and art institutions located outside of Japan to help them organize exhibitions that introduce Japanese art and culture to audiences overseas. Funding is intended to to deepen the understanding of Ja... GrantWatch ID#: 164763

Grants to USA and Canada Film Societies and Organizations for Screenings of Films that Promote Cultural Diversit...

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit film societies, film festivals, and film-related organizations for curated screening programs. Funding is intended to support films that encourage underrepresented artists, promote movies as an art form, foster cul... GrantWatch ID#: 165370

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Film Industry Educational Opportunities for Underreprese...

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for educational programs that promote and encourage potential filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds. Eligible programs are those that provide hands-on experiences for participants to obtain ... GrantWatch ID#: 165371

Grants to California Nonprofits and Artists in Eligible Counties for Collaborative Arts Projects

Deadline: 04/06/18
LOI Date: 12/01/17

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $40,000 to California nonprofits and artists in eligible counties for collaborative projects to create artwork. Eligible artists are those working in the performing or media arts. Letters of inquiry must be submitted b... GrantWatch ID#: 166173

Grants to USA Nonprofit, Professional Theater and Dance Companies to Support the Arts, Arts Education, Theater, a...

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations that focus on the areas of the arts, arts education, theater, and/or dance. Funding will be provided for unrestricted general operating support, rather than for specific projects. The majority of funding is dir... GrantWatch ID#: 173292

Grants to Livermore, California Arts Nonprofits and Individuals for Local Arts Initiatives

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants of up to $1,000 to Livermore, California individual artists, arts nonprofits, and other arts organizations to expand arts opportunities for the local community. Requests will be considered for a broad range of arts and cultural endeavors. ... GrantWatch ID#: 173821

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Health, Youth, Education, Culture, and Faith-Based Activites

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to USA nonprofits and certain faith-based organizations for a broad range of charitable activities. Funding is intended for programs in the areas of community programs; support for hospitals; rehabilitation and welfare; education, literature,... GrantWatch ID#: 176355

Grants to San Diego County, California Nonprofits for K-12 Education and Community Development

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to San Diego County, California nonprofit organizations to enhance the local community with a primary emphasis on arts and culture, education, health and human services, and community development. Funding may also be awarded for endowments an... GrantWatch ID#: 176597

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Public Schools, and Colleges for Music Projects

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants of up to $2,000 to USA nonprofit agencies, public schools, colleges and other qualified governmental agencies for projects and programs related to bluegrass music. The Foundation encourages the art form of bluegrass music, as well as related ... GrantWatch ID#: 176895

Grants to USA Nonprofit Theaters for Production Costs Associated with New, Experimental Plays

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 to USA small-to-medium-sized nonprofit theaters to support specific, extraordinary production expenses for ambitious new plays that would otherwise make them unlikely to be produced. Examples of specific costs ... GrantWatch ID#: 181524

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In-Kind Services to California, Illinois, and New York Nonprofits and Public Schools to Improve Services in the ...

Deadline: 12/01/17

In-kind professional services valued at $45,000 to California, Illinois, and New York City nonprofit organizations and public schools in eligible regions that work within the areas of arts, education, environment, health, and/or social services. W... GrantWatch ID#: 182279

Grants to San Francisco Area, California Nonprofits for Community Engagement and K-12 Education Related to the P...

Deadline: 12/01/17

Grants to San Francisco area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that encourage engagement and safeguard continuity in the performing arts. Funds are intended for K-12 arts education and for performing arts programming throughout the Ba... GrantWatch ID#: 182415

In-Kind Award to a USA, Canada, or International Public Library for Audio Music or Video Products

Deadline: 12/04/17

In-kind award valued at up to $2,500 to a USA, Canada, or International public library to purchase audio music or video products that will contribute to the library's collection and increase public exposure to these formats. Applicants should demons... GrantWatch ID#: 164636

Awards to USA Military Dependents, Ages 13 to 18, for Leadership, Volunteerism, and Character

Deadline: 12/04/17

Awards of $10,000 to USA youth military dependents, ages 13 to 18, to recognize exceptional volunteerism, scholarship, extracurricular involvement, and character in the face of a challenging military family life. In addition to the cash prize, award... GrantWatch ID#: 176359

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs for the Preservation of Humanities Collections

Deadline: 12/05/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to address challenges associated with preserving collections of humanities materials for the benefit of future generations. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required ... GrantWatch ID#: 151066

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Individuals for the Translation of Humanities Texts

Deadline: 12/06/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and individuals to support the translation and preparation of editions of humanities texts. Applicants are required to create or verify the required registrations by Nov... GrantWatch ID#: 151063

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Individuals for Joint Research Involving the Humanities

Deadline: 12/06/17

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and individual scholars to support collaborative research involving humanities topics. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations by November 8 and November... GrantWatch ID#: 151112

Fellowships to USA Media Professionals for Projects Addressing Criminal Justice Reform

Deadline: 12/06/17

Fellowships of $58,000 and fellowships of $80,000 to USA writers, filmmakers, journalists, and other media professionals for projects that reform, advance, catalyze, and spur debate on issues related to the criminal justice system. The goal of this ... GrantWatch ID#: 161096

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Grants to USA Organizations and Individual Artists to Support the Creation and Release of New Music

Deadline: 12/07/17

Grants ranging from $250 to $15,000 to USA organizations and individuals for a broad range of music-related projects. Funds may be used for any activity that entails new music being released through a recording or a live performance. The Fund is esp... GrantWatch ID#: 178453

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Grants to Berkeley, California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Joint Projects to Benefit the Local Communi...

Deadline: 03/12/18
LOI Date: 12/08/17

Grants to Berkeley, California nonprofits, schools, and government agencies to collaborate with university departments, staff, and student organizations on projects that benefit the local community. Pre-applications are due December 8. Program areas... GrantWatch ID#: 162979

Grants to Southwest USA Nonprofits and Individuals in Multiple States for Oral History Projects

Deadline: 12/10/17

Grants totaling up to $1,500 to Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and California nonprofit organizations, museums, and historical societies, as well as individual students, teachers, and researchers for oral history projects focusing on the Southwest. Fu... GrantWatch ID#: 176801

Grants to USA Emerging Artists for Projects in Music, Theater, and Photography

Deadline: 12/30/17
LOI Date: 12/12/17

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA emerging artists working in the fields of music, theater, and photography. Applicants must submit a written inquiry by December 12, 2017 to receive a copy of the application. The Foundation seeks to support artists whos... GrantWatch ID#: 176052

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Grants to Arcata, California Nonprofits for Community, Education, Art, History, Recreation, Environment, and Huma...

Deadline: 12/15/17

Grants to Arcata, California nonprofit organizations for programs or services that enhance the local community. Funding is intended for the focus areas of education of all ages, health-oriented recreation, human services, art, culture, local history... GrantWatch ID#: 142527

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations and Individuals to Preserve Western Art Music

Deadline: 12/15/17

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations and individuals to support the preservation of historically significant sound recordings of Western Art Music. Projects may involve preservation, in any valid and ... GrantWatch ID#: 149440

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Cooperative and Collaborative K-12 Education

Deadline: 01/31/18
LOI Date: 12/15/17

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for educational projects that enable K-12 youth to learn about each other’s culture, country, and society, and to come together on common issues. LOIs are due by December 15. The Foundation seeks to ... GrantWatch ID#: 150593

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Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits to Promote Understanding and Communication Between the Two Nations

Deadline: 01/31/18
LOI Date: 12/15/17

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for projects that foster mutual understanding and communication between citizens of the two countries. LOIs are due by December 15. Applications are invited for public opinion and communication project... GrantWatch ID#: 150594

Indemnity Program for USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Protect Art and Artifacts on Exhibit

Deadline: 12/15/17

An indemnity program is available to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies holding collections on exhibit within the country. Applicants are advised to ensure the required online registrations at least two weeks prior to the deadline. ... GrantWatch ID#: 152663

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Award to a USA Scholastic Journalism Teacher, Advisor, or Group to Recognize Commitment to Cultural Awareness an...

Deadline: 12/15/17

Award to a USA scholastic journalism teacher, student, media advisor, or scholastic journalism group with a demonstrated commitment to cultural awareness and encouraging a multicultural approach with their student media staff, media production, and/... GrantWatch ID#: 159744

Awards to USA and Canada Nonprofits for the Outstanding Care of Historic Collections and Sites

Deadline: 12/15/17

Awards to USA and Canada nonprofit museums, libraries, and other organizations to recognize outstanding commitment to the care of collections and historic sites or structures. Nominations must demonstrate the organization’s commitment to collectio... GrantWatch ID#: 161163

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Grants to California Nonprofits for Low-Income Youth Programs in the Areas of Culture, Education, Environment, an...

Deadline: 12/15/17

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for programs and projects that serve the needs of low-income youth. Funds may be used by organizations providing community services for the residents of Sonoma, San Mateo, Marin, and ... GrantWatch ID#: 161165

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